Yep, I do this most times that I shave. I tend to do that first coat of lather with a hand-lathering cream like Kiss My Face while I'm in the shower. It sits on my whiskers while conditioner sits in my hair and I finish up the rest of my shower. Then rinse the hair and face, get out of the shower and I'm ready to go!
I recently started using PREP pre-shave cream, and it seems to me that they do two different things, so I am still lathering up once to soften the whiskers. The PREP (or skin food, or preshave oil) seems to prep the skin in an analogous way.
- Eric "Fountain pens, oil paints, wet shaving. Maybe I was born after my time."
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